Events


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Jun
3
2017
11:00 AM
Jul
29
2017
4:00 PM

The Children's Museum of Yuma County is back by popular demand and will be returning to the Yuma Art Center Wednesday-Saturday from June 3 through July 29.

Most of your favorite exhibits are returning, and new exhibits are being added. We hope to see you "Where the Journey Begins"!

New admission price $2/person.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information check out their Facebook page.

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Jun
30
2017
12:00 PM
Aug
27
2017
12:00 PM

Registration is $300 plus $25.00 USA sanction fees.  Acceptable forms of payments include checks (payable to City of Yuma), credit cards (VISA, Master Card, Discover, American Express), and cash for “in person” transactions only - DO NOT mail cash.

 Please enclose the following with your information form:

  • Entry Fee of $300 made payable to: City of Yuma plus $25.00 USA sanction fees
  • Official Tournament Entry Form signed by your USA state commissioner**
  • Official Championship Roster signed by your USA state commissioner**

**You may mail in your official tournament entry form and championship roster and payment to the following address:

Parks and Recreation
One City Plaza
Yuma, AZ 85366-3012
Attn: Adam Christensen

You may also make payment in-person or over the phone with a credit or debit card.  Call or visit the Parks & Recreation Department inside City Hall to provide payment information 928-373-5200.

No entry fee will be considered official until all official paperwork (signed by your state commissioner) has been received.  In order for your team to be officially entered in the tournament an original or a faxed copy to (928-343-5244) of the official entry form and championship roster must be submitted before noon on Friday 27 August. 

 

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Jul
1
2017
12:00 AM
Aug
31
2017
11:59 PM

Calling all cooks!  Dove hunters, professional chefs and home cooks are invited to take part in the 2nd Annual World Championship Dove Cook-Off in Yuma, Arizona! The cook-off will kick off the hunting season on Saturday, September 2nd at the Cocopah Casino and Resort.  

Prizes and bragging rights will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place teams. Cash and/or other prizes to be determined by sponsorship and team attendance.

 Click HERE for more information, including full rules and regulations, and to register your team today...space is limited!

 

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Jul
1
2017
12:00 AM
Jul
31
2017
11:59 PM

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get your play on!

For Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the City of Yuma is celebrating all the ways parks and recreation can transform our daily lives. 

The City of Yuma Parks and Recreation department is hosting a photo contest, asking people to “Show us how you get your #PlayOnYuma.”  Residents are encouraged to share their photos and stories via social media.  Whether it's swimming laps at a city pool, shooting a round of golf at Desert Hills Golf Course, or heading out for a day of fun at one of the local parks and recreation facilities...

Entries can be submitted via the hashtag #PlayOnYuma on social media.  Entries can also be submitted by emailing them to parksandrec@yumaaz.gov.

 So head on out, have some fun, and how us how you get your #PlayOnYuma 

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Jul
25
2017
11:00 AM
Jul
26
2017
4:00 PM

Escape the heat and the house!  Head on over to the Children's Museum at the Yuma Art Center and enjoy all your favorite exhibits for FREE!

This is the final free admission day before the exhibits close for the season.  Come take a last look at "Where the Journey Begins!"

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information check out their Facebook page.

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Jul
26
2017
3:00 PM
to 7:00 PM

Stop by the Patio at the Hills every Wednesday to take advantage of great specials.

$1 oysters & $2 champagne, vodka cocktails, or draft beer make for the Happiest Hour!

 

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Jul
26
2017
6:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

This class is all about learning to break some traditional rules of creating art.  Use mixed media to the max and "make a mess"!!

Everyone is welcome to take on their own subject or work with the instructor to create something that suits your fancy.

Pouring, pencil, watercolor and more. The more sessions you have the more creativity you unleash!

Cost: $20 for adults. Free for kids

Register in person at the Littlewood Fine Arts and Community Co-op  or call 928-276-3724.

 

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Jul
27
2017
4:00 PM
to 6:00 PM

Dust off your brushes for a class on abstract art with Denise Vaughn!

Cost: $15 for adults.  Free for kids 12 and under.

Register in person at the Littlewood Fine Arts and Community Co-op  or call 928-276-3724.

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Yuma Art Center/Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to the YumaShowTickets.com site.

Heritage Festivals events are under the direction of Perlita Wicks; call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email Perla.Wicks@YumaAZ.gov for more detailed information.

The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations.  For a complete listing of events or to sign up for their newsletter please visit their website at YumaLibrary.org.


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